February 12, 2016

GCT to hold auditions

Gardner Community Theatre will host auditions for its Christmas show from 9 a.m. to noon on Oct. 6 at the Presbyterian Church in Gardner. Callbacks will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. the same day. The cast of the holiday show, “It’s a Wonderful Life” radio version, will include five to seven adults or Continue Reading

Edgerton’s Frontier Days

Gardner Community Theatre to hold ‘Seussical’ informational meeting

Gardner Community Theatre will host auditions for its summer musical, “Seussical” soon. The group has scheduled an informational meeting at 3 p.m. on April 22 at Fellowship Bible Church, 16000 S. Waverly, so thespians will know what to expect for auditions, rehearsals and performances. Potential participants will meet with directors, and attendance at the meeting Continue Reading

Greatest Christmas Pageant Ever

 Cameron Schultz portrays Charlie Bradley, and Drew Nichols portrays LeRoy Herdman in Gardner Community Theatre’s production of  “Best Christmas Pageant Ever.” The show opens at 7 p.m. on Dec. 9. Other show times include 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Dec. 10 and 2 p.m. on Dec. 11 at Wheatridge Middle School.


Gardner Community Theatre’s version of Roger & Hammerstein’s Cinderella showcased local talent during a successful run this month. Submitted photos by Ernie Biggs

Gardner community theatre group to present ‘Cinderella’

Amy Cunningham acunningham@gardnernews.com As part of their Fairy Tale Summer Series, the curtain is set to open on Gardner Community Theatre’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.” According to director Will Biggs, the stage version, with music penned by the famous American songwriting duo, puts a twist on the Disney cartoon that many people are Continue Reading

Beauty and the Beast a success

                  Amy Cunningham acunningham@gardnernews.com Gardner Community Theatre’s first-ever youth production Beauty and the Beast, Jr. drew an audience of over 1,500 to five performances at the Auditorium at Gardner Edgerton High School this weekend. Actors and actresses ranging in age from 8 to 18 thrilled theater-goers with Continue Reading

Gardner Community Theatre Auditions

Gardner Community Theatre Auditions May 6, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. May 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. GCT will host auditions for rolls in its summer musical production of “Cinderella.” The theater group seeks male and female performers ages 12 and up. Call backs will be at 6 p.m. on May 7. Performers should Continue Reading

Steel Magnolia showtimes changed

Gardner Community Theatre has cancelled all performances of “Steel Magnolias”  for  the weekend of Feb. 5 and 6 due to inclement weather. According to the show’s director, Sandy Miller, the group still intends for scheduled performances for the following weekend, Feb. 12 and 13, to go on as planned.  In addition a Sunday, Feb. 13th Continue Reading

Community theater to showcase Christmas classic

Corbin H. Crable chcrable@gardnernews.com Bob Humphrey has worn many hats throughout his life – pastor, law enforcement official, college professor – but he’ll be playing the role of a lifetime when he becomes Santa Claus for the Gardner Community Theatre’s production of “Miracle on 34th Street.” GCT actors will perform the play, based on the Continue Reading